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Kathryn Watkins

Mathematical Inquiry - Buzzy Bee Patterning (Pattern and Algebra)

Grades: 3rd Grade, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Math

Student Instructions

Buzzy Bee was building a honeycomb. She decided to decorate the honeycomb with a pattern using numbers. Can you discover Buzzy's pattern and fill in the empty cells for her? Key questions What number could follow on from this? What number could come before this? What number could come between these two numbers? Does that number fit with the pattern in this part of the honeycomb too? Learning Challenge - Can you continue the honeycomb pattern to the right or left, or use the empty honeycomb to fill it with your own number pattern.

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